Although I consider myself a conceptual, hybrid poetics writer, I also like the other side--the one I first started in. William Stafford was born in Kansas, so it was easy to relate to his lyrical/narrative style. Also, the local station aired the conversation between him and Robert Bly in the mid-90's, when I started writing poems.
Now, the Press I am Managing Editor of is releasing an anthology in November. We are also waiting to hear if the panel for AWP is accepted, as well as have a reading.
Here are links:
The mind and heart behind this, who dedicated time, funds, and approached Woodley, Becca J.R. Lachman.
Reading at Caffe Ladro, event on facebook.
More to come!